Did you know June is Workplace Giving Month? Do you even know what this is? Workplace Giving is a joint relationship between employers, employees and charities. Individuals contribute a small portion of their pre-tax salary to charity and receive the tax benefit straight away rather than waiting until the end […]Read More
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Our planet is drowning in plastic pollution! While plastic has many important uses, we have become addicted to single-use or disposable plastic — with severe environmental consequences. Around the world, one million plastic drinking bottles are purchased every minute, while up to 5 trillion single-use plastic bags are used worldwide […]Read More
We recently had a community beach clean and outdoor cinema event. Below is a pie chart of the beach waste we picked up from the clean. Of this plastic waste, we are able to recycle the plastic bottles, plastic cups and plastic lids, which equates to around 40%. The rest is sadly burnt. Chance […]Read More
Apparently people want products that are good for the environment — that’s the takeaway from the Adidas ocean plastic product line. The clothing brand sold 1 million of its UltraBoost running shoes made from plastic recovered from the oceans last year, selling out of its product line and potentially setting […]Read More
All single-use plastic must be phased out by 2030. Ordering take-out, picking up groceries, buying a soft drink — these are all activities that will change over the next decade in Taiwan when the island nation imposes a blanket ban on single-use plastic bags, straws, and cups, according to the […]Read More